By M. PUPEZA, P. GIGLI, F. DUCCO, E. MICALIZIO (auth.), Nelson Marmiroli, Borys Samotokin, Marta Marmiroli (eds.)
Pollution of soils and waters via human actions is a crucial and frequent challenge. This toxins through, natural and inorganic elements can have an effect on person organisms, human populations, and ecosystems, every one in its personal designated means. specifically former army installations, frequently used for guns construction and nuclear strength vegetation signify a ongoing and colossal probability to surroundings and human health and wellbeing as a result of the particular toxins that may be published: Solvents, explosives, fuels, radionuclides, heavy metals, and metalloids all were pointed out within the atmosphere round those installations. Remediation applied sciences for those infected websites were built in response to traditional platforms making use of actual and chemical remedies, similar to excavation and incineration, pump-and-treat equipment, ultraviolet oxidation, soil washing, and so forth. those ways tend to be very pricey, and will contain the elimination of huge quantities of soil or water, which frequently results in assets depletion and issue sooner or later utilisation of the location. lately, new decontamination techniques, in accordance with residing organisms, specifically micro-organisms and crops, were researched and built as a extra sustainable substitute simply because they've got reduce expenditures, diminished environmental affects, and elevated public attractiveness. improvement of organic decontamination concepts has been performed in different laboratories and examine associations world wide, and sensible purposes on infected websites were recorded in different nations. within the united states and Canada numerous advertisement businesses were using those techniques for years, along traditional innovations, with nice success:; a great examples are available is within the U. S.
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50-60%), V. vitis-idaea (5-10%) and C. vulgaris (1-5%). Moss layer projective cover about 80-95% consisting of green mosses P. schreberi (40-50%) and D. polysetum (30-45%). Lichen layer epiphytic Hypogymnia physodes and Pseudoevernia furfuracea. Macromycetes layer including about 10 species, most commonly R. ) Kuntze, whose fruitbodies are responsible for the bulk of the macromycete biomass. 3. Methodology For the determination of the distribution of 137ɋs in the experimental plots, it was necessary to measure both the weight of each component and the specific activity of radionuclide.
De *To whom correspondence should be addressed. Abstract- Contamination of soil and water with explosives, especially 2,4,6Trinitrotoluol (TNT), is a widespread problem on military sites and plants producing explosives and ammunition. Because the contaminated areas are often very large, off-site soil treatment technologies are prohibitively expensive (Gerth et al. 2003). Facilities for the treatment of explosive contaminated ground- and surface water have to be operated over decades. Since there is a need for cost-effective new technologies for the remediation of soil and water, biological technologies for the treatment of TNT in both media have been developed and applied.
RADIATION CONTAMINATION OF FOREST ECOSYSTEMS 21 Figure 1d. Variability of density of 137Cs ground deposition on experimental plot of Molinio-Pinetum investigated with different step of sampling (sampling step 0,1 m). Note: density of 137Cs ground deposition is done in Ci/km2. , 1997). Among the most important peculiarities of the soils of Ukrainian Polissya (in common with all soils in the Coniferous-Broadleaved forests of the boreal type) is the presence of a substantial layer of forest litter, consisting mainly of pine needles and moss residuals.